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Supervisor, Data Management

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/13/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 05/13/2018
Working Title Supervisor, Data Management
Job Classification Systems/Programmer IV
Department Name 34202-GSPH-Epidemiology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0131813
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The Supervisor of Data Management provides strategic oversight to Data Management functions within the Epidemiology Data Center (EDC) in the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health. The EDC coordinates, collects, and analyzes data from numerous single- and multi-center medical research projects across a broad range of application areas, including trauma, pulmonary disease, liver disease, women’s health, and obesity. The successful applicant will be familiar with data collected for registries, clinical trials, and other types of epidemiologic studies and with data used to effectively coordinate and monitor study operations. The Supervisor of Data Management will provide direct oversight of the Data Management group and work in collaboration with the Information Technology group to strategically analyze technologies and processes with the expectation of developing methods to integrate and streamline services and product offerings. The Supervisor of Data Management will be responsible for establishing and communicating a shared vision for the EDC.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 6-9 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

6-9 years experience. M.S. in computer science, computer engineering, bioinformatics, or a related field or appropriate work experience. Experience leading and managing analogous support group is required.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents